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Andrea Noble was a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times.

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D.C. Superior Court holds 25th annual Adoption Day

More than 30 children will have their adoptions finalized at D.C. Superior Court during Saturday's Adoption Day ceremony. Though the ages and backgrounds of the children differ, the day will be a milestone in all their lives. Published November 18, 2011

D.C. parking officer at work after PCP arrests

A D.C. woman was arrested twice this year on charges she was driving under the influence of PCP. But despite the arrests, she continued in her job — enforcing the laws of the District as a parking officer. Published November 17, 2011

A Pennsylvania State Police bomb squad investigator in Indiana, Pa., examines  personal belongings of Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez on Nov. 16, 2011. Ortega-Hernandez was arrested in connection with shots fired at the White House. (Associated Press/The Indiana Gazette)

Light shed on White House shooting suspect

The Idaho man charged Thursday with attempting to assassinate President Obama by firing shots at the White House told a close acquaintance the president is the "anti-Christ" and that he "needed to kill him," according to court documents. Published November 17, 2011

Two fatally shot in Prince George's

Two men were killed late Tuesday night in Prince George's County in separate shootings in Oxon Hill and District Heights, according to authorities. Published November 17, 2011

Two shot, one fatally in Northeast D.C.

One man is dead and another seriously wounded after a double shooting in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood Monday evening, police said Tuesday. Published November 15, 2011

D.C. settles lawsuit over teen's fatal shooting

The family of a 14-year-old boy fatally shot by an off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer has reached a settlement with the D.C. government in the civil case filed after the boy's death, according to court documents filed in federal court Thursday. Published November 11, 2011

Man gets life for slaying over tattoo ink

A 21-year-old Greenbelt man will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old girl during an argument over tattoo ink, Prince George's County prosecutors said. Published November 10, 2011

Former ward of DYRS killed

The same month Andre Wiggins was released from the custody of the District's juvenile justice agency, police raided his Northeast home and found a handgun and a vial of PCP, according to officials and court records. Published November 7, 2011

Curtis Maurice Lopez

Suspect denied bond in Md. killing of two

A man accused of fatally stabbing his wife as she slept and fatally beating his stepson with a baseball bat was ordered held without bond Thursday in Montgomery County District Court in Rockville, officials said. Published November 3, 2011

David, right, and Phyllis, center, Murray, the parents of the Lululemon Athletica employee murder victim Jayna Murray listen as their son Hugh Murray, left, speak to reporters after the murder suspect in the case, Brittany Norwood, in found guilty at the Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, MD, Wednesday, November 2,  2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Guilty verdict in Lululemon murder case

A Montgomery County jury on Wednesday evening found Brittany Norwood guilty of first-degree murder in the horrific slaying of her co-worker at the Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda. Published November 2, 2011

Phyllis Murray, wearing a photo of her slain daughter, waits to enter the trial of Brittany Norwood, who is accused of fatally bludgeoning Jayna Murray in March inside the Lululemon Athletica shop in Bethesda, Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. Ms. Murray testified in the case on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Lululemon jurors see tape of interview where cover story unravels

Jurors in Brittany Norwood's first-degree-murder trial on Tuesday watched the 29-year-old in a videotaped police interview fumble for answers about why she did not flee when the men she said attacked her and co-worker Jayna Murray asked her to leave the store and move Murray's car. A detective said that was when her story unraveled. Published November 1, 2011

Montgomery County Police Detective Dimitry Ruvin leaves court in Rockville on Monday after testifying in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Detective doubted Norwood in Lululemon slaying

The suspects initially described by Brittany Norwood as the attackers in the Lululemon Athletica store slaying were just too malicious to be believable, a Montgomery County Police detective testified Monday in court about the first time he started doubting the defendant's story. Published October 31, 2011

Brittany Norwood

Witness heard 'don't do this' cried from Lululemon store

Employees at the Bethesda Apple store that shares a wall with Lululemon Athletica heard 10 minutes of thudding, yelling and grunting on the night an employee at the yoga boutique was slain in March. Published October 28, 2011

Gary Giordano

Aruban judge again extends Giordano detention

An Aruban judge on Friday ordered a Gaithersburg man suspected in the disappearance of a travel companion detained for an additional 30 days, according to prosecutors. Published October 28, 2011

Phyllis Murray, the mother of Lululemon Athletica murder victim Jayna Murray arrives to the Montgomery County Circuit Court for the trial for the murder suspect, Brittany Norwood, Rockville, MD, Thursday, October 27, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Suspect's account of slaying played during Lululemon trial

Jurors in the Lululemon Athletica murder trial heard Thursday from the woman accused of beating and stabbing a co-worker to death when prosecutors played a tape-recorded interview in which she gave detectives her first account of what happened the night of the killing. Published October 27, 2011